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2014-03-28 23:26:13

Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman served as moderator for the March 4, 2014 roundtable discussion, “Limited Resources, Unlimited Hope: Addressing the Dual Diagnosis of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse.” Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman served as moderator for the March 4, 2014 roundtable discussion, “Limited Resources, Unlimited Hope: Addressing the Dual Diagnosis of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse.” Held at Park Shore in...

2014-01-28 23:31:41

Could a lack of addiction treatment explain why many New Year’s resolutions fail? Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Mental health expert Ben Brafman expects to see increased admissions to addiction and mental health treatment programs in January, when many people are resolving to seek personal renewal. Brafman is the founder and CEO of Destination Hope, Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, and The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center, all based in South Florida. Although...

2013-09-30 23:42:03

South Florida behavioral health programs are planning a significant expansion in the near future to fill a gap in community resources. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman is spearheading an important expansion in mental health and addiction facilities in South Florida. In light of cutbacks to mental health and substance abuse funding over the past several years, the community lacks comprehensive behavioral health services to meet a growing...

2013-08-30 23:25:30

The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center leverages new media to accelerate the process of connecting clients to treatment. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Gone are the days when information on mental health treatment was strictly available over-the-phone or in person. In the modern world, people are turning to the Internet to do their initial research. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center, a specialized facility in South Florida, has tapped into the power of social media to...

2011-08-08 16:33:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by William W. Taylor and Benjamin Brafman: "We have maintained from the beginning that the motivation of Mr. Thompson and his client was to make money. The filing of this lawsuit ends any doubt on that question. The civil suit has no merit and Mr. Strauss-Kahn will defend it vigorously. " SOURCE William W. Taylor

2011-07-25 11:27:00

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by William W. Taylor and Benjamin Brafman: Yesterday, we stated unequivocally that Ms. Diallo is the first accuser in history to wage a media campaign intended to force a prosecutor to pursue charges against an innocent person, an innocent person from whom Ms. Diallo wants money. Indeed, Ms. Diallo has turned to print and airwaves, as well as to media events and rallies, in a campaign orchestrated by her...

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2009-09-22 10:59:07

Former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday on a gun charge, officials said. The charges stemmed from an accidental shooting at a Manhattan nightclub last November. Burress, who was set to begin serving his sentence immediately, pleaded guilty Aug. 20 to one count of attempted criminal possession of a weapon and agreed to serve two years in jail. Burress faced a reduced charge after a plea agreement with prosecutors. He was initially...

2009-08-20 12:37:27

Plaxico Burress pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony that will send the former New York Giants star to prison for two years for shooting himself in a nightclub. New York's WABC-TV reported the NFL player pleaded guilty in a Manhattan courtroom to a count of second-degree attempted criminal possession of a weapon for the November incident in which Burress, 32, accidentally shot himself in the thigh with a handgun when the weapon slipped down his pants at a nightclub. Burress originally was...

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2009-08-03 14:54:11

Former New York Giants receiver Plaxico Burress was indicted Monday in a 2008 shooting incident but the grand jury took a pass on ex-teammate Antonio Pierce. Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau said while the New York grand jury indicted Burress on two felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon and one misdemeanor count of reckless endangerment for allegedly shooting himself in a nightclub last November, it returned a no bill on gun-possession charges against Pierce, a Giants...

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2009-07-29 13:47:01

Former New York Giants receiver Plaxico Burress said Wednesday he's sorry for a Manhattan nightclub incident last year in which he accidentally shot himself. Speaking to reporters in New York after testifying before a grand jury convened to consider felony gun possession charges against him, Burress expressed remorse over the November incident, Newsday reported. I was truthful, I was honest and I am truly remorseful for what I've done, what happened and what I did, Burress said before leaving...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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